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40 percent overall say the problem is “an isolated incident”; 16 percent of Republicans and 60 percent of Democrats agree.

53 percent overall disapprove of the way President Obama in handling implementation of the new health care law; 88 percent of Republicans and 19 percent of Democrats agree.

41 percent overall approve of the way Mr. Obama is handling the implementation; 11 percent of Republicans and 74 percent of Democrats agree.

49 percent overall oppose the new law; 69 percent of Republicans and 26 percent of Democrats agree.

46 percent overall support the law; 28 percent of Republicans and 67 percent of Democrats agree.

Source: An ABC News/Washington Post poll of 1,002 U.S. adults conducted Oct. 17 to 20.

Happy talk, churlish remarks to jharper@washingtontimes.com.